Rachel Shulman, Author at Eat Drink Better

Author: Rachel Shulman

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Grow Your Own Food Challenge: Turning Lawn Into Garden

You might assume that because I work on farms, I know everything I need to know about growing my own food. Unfortunately, that is not the case! As part of our Grow Your Own Food Challenge, I’ll be documenting my attempt to turn my lawn into a vegetable garden. But transforming sod into a workable garden bed is not easy! Here are four organic methods I’ve been considering.

March 23rd

Beware of Killer Compost!

The aminopyralid herbicide known as Milestone, plus other related herbicides collectively known as pyralids, have been found in compost throughout the United States. Gardeners that use the contaminated compost inadvertently kill all of their plants.

March 22nd